Product recalls or recall notices announced recently. Details are available in most cases at www.cpsc.gov and other websites or telephone numbers listed.
Ford Motor Co. is recalling 27,933 Edge crossovers in the U.S. because a damper in the fuel line could crack and cause fuel leaks. The recall involves Edges from the 2012 and 2013 model years with 2.0-liter engines. All of the vehicles were produced between September 2010 and April 2013.
Ford said an improper manufacturing process could cause the damper to crack, resulting in fuel odor or leakage. Fuel leaks can lead to a vehicle fire.
Ford said it discovered the problem through warranty claims. There have been no reports of fires or injuries related to the defect.
Ford dealers will repair the fuel lines for free. The company will begin notifying owners next month.
About 25,000 Cuisinart food processors including MFP-107, MFP-107BC, MFP-107BCWS, MFP-107BK, MFP-107BKWS, MFP-107DCWS, MFP-107MGSLT, MFP-107MR and MFP-107WS. The model number is on the underside of the base. They were sold from October 2012 through June 2013.
The reversible slicing/shredding disc can loosen when in use and the blade can strike and break the food processor’s cover. The cover’s broken plastic pieces can hit consumers, posing a laceration hazard. There has been at least one report of a consumer being struck on the cheek by a piece of the plastic cover that cracked off while the disc was being used. No medical attention was sought.
Details: by phone at 877-339-2534; online at www.cuisinart.com.
About 750 Viking 42-inch and 48-inch built-in side-by-side refrigerator freezers with in-door water and ice dispensers. The 42-inch refrigerators have model numbers beginning with FDSB5421D and VCSB5421D and the 48-inch ones have model numbers beginning with FDSB5481D and VCSB5481D. Both sizes have a serial number/date code range from 101712 through 052913. The model and serial numbers are inside the refrigerators on a label on the ceiling behind the light housing. They were sold from November 2012 through May 2013.
Electrical connectors in the refrigerator freezer wiring harness can overheat, posing a fire hazard. There have been at least 27 reports of electrical shorts and four fires. No injuries have been reported.
Details: by phone at 877-266-1086; online at www.vikingrange.com.
About 23,000 Baja Motorsports MB200 gas-powered mini bikes made from August 2010 through August 2012. They have a black frame with a black padded seat, a gas tank and fenders that are black, red or yellow, side reflectors and a headlight. A decal with the words “Baja” and “Warrior” and the number 200 inside a circle with wings attached is on both sides of the gas tank. “Baja 200cc” is on the engine cover on the right side of the bike.
This bike may also be known as WR96, WR200, Baja Heat, Baja Carbon and Mini Baja. The date of manufacture is on the bottom right of the Vehicle Emissions Control Information label in the MM/YY format. The label is attached to the front side of the engine.
The front fork can separate from the wheel, posing fall and crash hazards to riders. There have been at least 13 reports of front forks separating. Minor injuries have been reported.
Details: by phone at 888-863-2252; online at www.bajamotorsports.com.
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